Category Archives: Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children’s books, YA and novels

Wonderful Trip to Sicily!

Beautiful Sicily! Buon Giorno! Buon Sera! Buona Notte! Well, I am finally home and back to blogging, email, writing and all the rest of the stuff that I do daily. I enjoyed the time away and the welcome break to … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Book 5 is Now Here!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 5, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost is now here! It’s available on Createspace, Amazon, Kindle, and soon to Barnes & Noble. This is the one your children have been waiting for – … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Update – Karen Ingalls, Janice Spina and Fiona Tarr

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Welcome to the update and we begin with an offer from Karen Ingalls whose book, Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir is FREE from 4th – 8th June. You can…

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Book Of The Month – An Angel Among Us – by J. E. Spina @janice_spina

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
Welcome to this month’s Book Of The Month Feature. I’m delighted to welcome Janice Spina for the first time to my blog, although I did review one of her books last year.…

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Goodreads Giveaway of Colby the Courageous Cat!

I am happy to announce I have a new Goodreads Giveaway beginning on May 31 through June 30, 2017 of my children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat! It will be available to USA residents only. I will be offering three autographed books … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book from Jemsbooks Now Here!

Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe Here is a sneak peek of the cover done by my husband, John! My newest children’s book is now here – Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, for ages PS-Grade 3. It is an easy reader for beginner readers and … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne!

Please welcome award-winning author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne. Deanie is a talented and inspiring person who did the impossible to reach her goal. I’ll let Deanie tell us about herself and her books. Thank you, Deanie, for coming today to share your … Continue reading

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Why Being Nominated Is a Win – Guest Post by, Mike Martin…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Sometimes just being nominated is a win, at least it is for me. My book, A Long Ways from Home, just got shortlisted for the Bony Blithe Award. The book…

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Cover Reveal for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Series!

I am excited to reveal the cover for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost! I absolutely love this cover! Hope you like it too!! My husband, John, did an amazing … Continue reading

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Book Of The Month – What’s in a Name – by Sally Cronin @sgc58

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
This month, I’m extending a very warm welcome to Sally Cronin. If you’re an author, writer and blogger, and have never visited Sally’s blog, then pay her a visit today. She’s an…

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